Adolescent/Young Adult Medicine

Amy DiVastaAmy DiVasta, MD, MMSc
Specialties: Adolescent/Young Adult Gynecology, Medical Management, Research

Dr. DiVasta attended Tufts University Medical School, and completed her pediatric residency training at Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford. She completed her fellowship in Adolescent Medicine at Boston Children’s Hospital, where she holds faculty positions in the Division of Adolescent Medicine and the Division of Gynecology. Dr. DiVasta sees patients for primary care as well as subspecialty care. Her clinical interests include reproductive endocrinology and pediatric/adolescent gynecology.

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Holly GoodingHolly Gooding, MD
Specialties: Medical Management

Dr. Holly Gooding attended the University of California San Francisco School of Medicine and the University of California Berkeley School of Public Health. She completed training in internal medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Adolescent Medicine at Boston Children’s Hospital, and is board certified in both internal and adolescent medicine. Her clinical interests include women’s health, cardiovascular disease prevention, and the transition to adult-centered care for adolescents with chronic illnesses.

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Andrea PettinatoAndrea Pettinato, MD
Specialties: Medical Management

Dr. Andrea (Andy) Pettinato attended UMass Medical School before completing her pediatric residency in Houston at Baylor’s College of Medicine’s Texas Children’s Hospital. She returned to her home town of Boston and completed a fellowship in Adolescent Medicine at Boston Children’s Hospital, where she holds a faculty position. Dr. Pettinato sees patients at the Waltham and Lexington Children’s sites and helps supervise residents and fellows at the Adolescent Medicine Outpatient Clinic in Boston. She specializes in eating disorder treatment and reproductive endocrine medicine.

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Sarah PittsSara Pitts, MD
Specialties: Medical Management

Sarah Pitts, MD completed her medical degree at Dartmouth Medical School, her residency in Pediatrics through the Boston Combined Residency Program, and her fellowship in Adolescent Medicine at Boston Children’s Hospital. She is currently an Instructor in Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School and the Associate Fellowship Program Director in Adolescent Medicine at Boston Children’s Hospital. Dr. Pitts is appointed in both the Divisions of Adolescent Medicine and Endocrinology. She specializes in reproductive endocrinology, eating disorder care, and adolescent bone health.

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Elizabeth WoodsElizabeth Woods, MD, MPH
Specialties: Medical Management

Dr. Woods is a Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School, the Associate Chief of the Division of Adolescent/Young Adult Medicine, Director of the Boston Children’s Hospital Community Asthma Initiative (2005-present), previous Director of the Boston HAPPENS program for HIV positive and homeless youth (1993-2008), and Chair of the Asthma Quality Improvement Committees at Boston Children’s Hospital. She has been seeing patients for reproductive endocrine issues for over 25 years. Dr. Woods has authored over 96 original publications, authoritative reviews and chapters in the areas of quality improvement, health services research, program development and evaluation, adolescent risk behaviors, STD screening, teen pregnancy, patient-provider communication, asthma care, and HIV services and care. She is an associate editor for the 5th edition of the widely read textbook entitled Adolescent Health Care: A Practical Guide and the accompanying handbook.

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